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Haunting Analogue Photographs of Ship Graveyards Speak to the Afterlife of Technology

by Deepika Sorabjee
How do objects "end" their "lives"? Where do they go to die? How does an object have this presence beyond the monumental, a soul that is passing through time and place? Can both history and the ahistorical be dialectics in the same image? What is the afterlife of a technological process? Shumon Ahmed's , a show of photographic prints at Project 88, captures in its title a multitude of interpretations. These are images that speak for themselves over and over again. The “when” is when ships... [more]
Posted by Deepika Sorabjee on 10/6/15
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In Search of Analogue Photography's Uncharted Territory

by Gabriel H. Sanchez
If any image could be counted as a badge of honor amongst photographer artists, it would be the navel gaze of photographing one's own camera. Like countless others before him, David Benjamin Sherry has also photographed the tool of his trade in all its glory. Among the twenty-nine photographs on view in  at Salon 94, the artist’s traditional large-format camera is shown as a quiet still life upon its tripod—its bellows left extended as if focused precisely on any number of the other subjects on... [more]
Posted by Gabriel H. Sanchez on 9/18/14